How to install pip on Ubuntu 16.04

This mini how to will show you how to install pip on Ubuntu 16.04. Pip is a good alternative to install Python packages. With pip, we can easily install various packages written in Python. For more information about pip, please visit this wiki page.

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Install pip on Ubuntu 16.04

Open Terminal and execute the following command to install pip and all its dependencies.

sudo apt install python-pip python-dev build-essential

Output

dhani@dhani-ThinkPad-T450:~/Downloads/AWS_LightSail$ sudo apt install python-pip python-dev build-essential
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
build-essential is already the newest version (12.1ubuntu2).
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  linux-headers-4.4.0-87 linux-headers-4.4.0-87-generic linux-headers-4.4.0-92 linux-headers-4.4.0-92-generic linux-image-4.4.0-87-generic
  linux-image-4.4.0-92-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-87-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-92-generic
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libpython-all-dev libpython-dev libpython2.7-dev python-all python-all-dev python-pip-whl python-setuptools python-wheel python2.7-dev
Suggested packages:
  python-setuptools-doc
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libpython-all-dev libpython-dev libpython2.7-dev python-all python-all-dev python-dev python-pip python-pip-whl python-setuptools python-wheel
  python2.7-dev
0 upgraded, 11 newly installed, 0 to remove and 65 not upgraded.
Need to get 29,6 MB of archives.
After this operation, 43,8 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] 

In few moments, pip should be installed and ready for use. Thanks for reading this post and cheers.

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